mov·​ie·​mak·​er | \ ˈmü-vē-ˌmā-kər How to pronounce moviemaker (audio) \

Definition of moviemaker

: one who makes movies

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moviemaking \ ˈmü-​vē-​ˌmā-​kiŋ How to pronounce moviemaking (audio) \ noun

Examples of moviemaker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Del Toro’s elegantly grisly vampire movie established him as a witty, inventive moviemaker right out of the gate. Chris Hewitt, Star Tribune, "Take a deep dive into early movies of Mexico's Oscar-winning 'Three Amigos'," 30 Sep. 2020 Griffith was a masterful moviemaker who pioneered the close-up, scenic long shot, and the crosscut. Ainissa G. Ramirez, Scientific American, "Black Images Matter: How Cameras Helped—and Sometimes Harmed—Black People," 8 July 2020 And on this November night, along with members of the British, French, German, Italian, and Swiss press; the moviemakers; and the cast members, Susann was about to view what was predicted to be one of the year’s most unmissable movies. Mary Sollosi,, "Read an excerpt from Stephen Rebello's juicy Valley of the Dolls history Dolls! Dolls! Dolls!," 5 June 2020 Mass extinction is an old favorite among moviemakers. Anthony Lane, The New Yorker, "Our Fever for Plague Movies," 15 May 2020 Since then, the story of Davy Crockett and the Alamo has proved irresistible to moviemakers ... CBS News, "Almanac: "Remember the Alamo!"," 23 Feb. 2020 So while short online video seems more like the purview of a social network or YouTube, the fact is that TV and moviemakers already understand the qui in Quibi. Adam Rogers, Wired, "Hollywood Bets On a Future of Quick Clips and Tiny Screens," 8 Jan. 2020 In a country where the lives of 1 million children are changed each year by divorce, the moviemakers could hardly have picked a more provocative theme. Jim Mckairnes, USA TODAY, "How 'Kramer vs. Kramer' hit a national nerve, 40 years before 'Marriage Story'," 20 Dec. 2019 The number of programs that do this has exploded in the past couple of years, fueled not only by progress in machine learning, but by parallel work on mapping human motion by moviemakers, animators and the gaming industry. Quanta Magazine, "To Decode the Brain, Scientists Automate the Study of Behavior," 10 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of moviemaker

1912, in the meaning defined above

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“Moviemaker.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of moviemaker

chiefly US : a person who makes movies

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